Pakistan provides opportunity to Kulbhushan to review petition against his sentence.


ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan has enacted an ordinance to provide opportunity to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to file a review petition against his sentence and conviction.

This was stated by Director General South Asia at the Foreign Office Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry and Additional Attorney General of Pakistan Ahmad Irfan while addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Wednesday.

The DG South Asia said a petition for review and reconsideration can be filed by Kulbhushan Jadhav, his legally authorized representative or a consular officer of the Indian High Commission at Islamabad High Court.

Zahid Hafeez said Pakistan has offered to assist in arranging legal representative for the Raw Agent.

The DG South Asia said Pakistan has repeatedly written to the Indian High Commission inviting it to initiate the process of review and reconsideration of the sentence and conviction of Kulbhushan Jadhav.

He said instead of using dilatory tactics and playing politics over the issue, India should follow the due legal course and cooperate with the courts in...

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